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Medical Term:

beneceptor

Pronunciation: ben′ē-sep′ter, tōr

Definition: A nerve organ or mechanism (ceptor) for the appreciation and transmission of stimuli of a beneficial character.

[L. bene, well, + capio, to take]

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